Miscellaneous Rumbles

Beatles Rarities Vol.2

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Wonder how loud the AC-100 would need to get to sound right?

Not very. I built an AC-80/100 (the first version that The Beatles used) to use as a bass amp. I too assumed it wouldn’t be very interesting as a guitar amp at practical volumes. I was wrong. Very rich and 3D all the way up and down the dial. It was a big surprise to me.

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wonder where we got the idea for our stage gear ? early 60's ( no collars on jackets + grey colour)

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Beatles and Helen Shapiro

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wonder where we got the idea for our stage gear ? early 60's ( no collars on jackets + grey colour)

– davedee

Gotta love the Trixon drums. Every time I see one of those kits with the conical bass drum and cymbal stand at an angle, it looks like it's on the verge of flopping over.

But still less strange than the Daliesque version with what looks like a deflating blow-up bass drum.

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pre-Ringo fabs tearing it up. A clear angle of George's '57 Jet

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at The Cavern Club, c 1961

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'Cool jerk looking for the source'

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This must be a rarity. Paul with his brand new Hofner, and Stu with his Hofner both on stage at the same time. Changing of the bassists.

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What a scruffy gang of young toughs.

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What a scruffy gang of young toughs.

– Proteus

Weren't they just. Drove we proper young Girls just, well you saw it, WILD.

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The first pic taken of all 4 Beatles (with Ringo) on August 22, 1962

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Last pic of all 4 Beatles on August 22, 1969.

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Wow great pictures.

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It's amazing that the first and last pictures of them together were taken exactly 7 years apart to the day. I didn't know that. It appears more like they are 15 years apart though. George was right when he said they gave the world their nervous systems.

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Are you sure Yoko isn't cropped out of the last pic?

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Colorized 2.

– Bob Howard

Who is the guitarist in this photo, Bob?

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Who is the guitarist in this photo, Bob?

– Ric12string

Stuart Sutcliffe

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Stu on bass, I think it’s John on guitar. Hard to tell. He used to play his guitar that high, but then, so did a lot of blokes.


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